Saturday, October 9, 2010

How to Convert AVI, MKV, WMV, MOV, ASF, RM video files to your iPad

A beautiful 9.7-inch high-resolution display makes iPad perfect for watching any kind of video, from HD movies and TV shows to podcasts and music videos. Since iPad is essentially one big screen - with no distracting keypad or butt** — you feel completely immersed in whatever you’re watching. And you can keep watching for up to 10 hours, thanks to the lithium-polymer battery in iPad. However, Apple tablet only supports MP4, MOV, M4V video formats (H.264, MPEG-4 video codec). And many people collect a lot of videos with other formats like AVI, MKV, MOV, ASF, RM etc. It is a trouble that how to convert these kinds of videos to iPad for many iPad users. In fact, which is easy enough, here, I'll help you solving this issue just with four steps.

Things you'll need
1. Videos you need to convert
2. Aneesoft iPad video converter (Free for download trial version)
3. Your windows PC and your iPad

Step 1: Download & install Aneesoft iPad video converter and add your videos
Download and run Aneesoft iPad video converter, and click Add…button to select the video files need converted. Aneesoft iPad video converter can convert almost all videos to iPad video formats. You can convert AVI, MKV, WMV, MOV, MPEG, FLV, RM to iPad and more.

Note: if you run MAC system, please download the MAC version here.

Step 2: Output Setting
After you finish video source setup, Choose one or more files in the file list, and open Profile drop-down list, then select an output format for selected files(for example, you can select output video format as .mp4 (H.264, MPEG-4 video codec)). Click Browse button, select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens, and click OK. Remember that the output file size and converting speed mostly depends on the bitrate you set. Larger bitrate, larger file size and longer convertion time.

Step 3: Edit your videos: trim, crop, effect, watermark and deinterlace
This Aneesoft iPad video converter allows you to trim, crop your videos, which may help you removing the black edges around your video, so that you can watch your movies in full screen. You can also set different video effect such as grey, invert, gamma, sepia and so on, in addition, if you want to add watermark on your video, you can click "Watermark" tab and then check "Enable Effect" option box. You may add Text or Image watermark onto your video.

Step 4: Conversion
To start converting, click the Start button. The Progress bar shows the status of the converting task. Aneesoft iPad video converter prompts you when the converting task is completed, then click OK.

Learn more about iPad
The iPad is a tablet computer designed and developed by Apple. It is particularly marketed as a platform for audio and visual media such as books, periodicals, movies, music, and games, as well as web content. At about 700 grams (25 ounces), its size and weight are between those of most contemporary smartphones and laptop computers. Apple released the iPad in April 2010, and sold 3 million of the devices in 80 days.
The iPad runs the same operating system as the earlier iPod Touch and iPhone, albeit a slightly older version. It can run its own applicati** as well as ones developed for the iPhone. Without modification, it will only run programs approved by Apple and distributed via its online store.
Like iPhone and iPod Touch, the iPad is controlled by a multitouch display — a break from most previous tablet computers, which used a pressure-triggered stylus. The iPad uses Wi-Fi or a 3G mobile data connection to browse the Internet, load and stream media, and install software. The device is managed and synced by iTunes on a personal computer via USB cable.
Media reaction to the device has generally been neutral or positive, with more positive reaction after the device was launched.